Who sang 76 trombones in the big parade?

Robert Preston
Seventy Six Trombones/Artists

Why were there 76 trombones?

The show’s composer, Meredith Willson (1902–1984), wrote the musical based on his boyhood in Mason City, Iowa. The musical’s signature song, “Seventy-six Trombones,” is used to help the townspeople visualize their children playing in a marching band.

Was 76 trombones written for The Music Man?

Sure, 76 trombones led the big parade, but behind the big brass instruments of “The Music Man,” now at the Neil Simon Theater, was a rather secret music man – its composer, the late Meredith Willson.

What play was 76 trombones in?

The Music Man
Seventy-Six Trombones/Play
Seventy-Six Trombones is the signature song from the musical play The Music Man (1957), which was written by Meredith Willson. The song also appeared in the 1962 film and in the made-for-TV movie adaptation in 2003. It is also a piece commonly played by marching and military bands.

What musical mentions 76 trombones and 110 cornets?

The Music Man (1962)
The Music Man (1962)

Who wrote The Music Man?

Meredith Willson
Franklin Lacey
The Music Man/Playwrights
Meredith Willson, the author, composer and lyricist of the Broadway musicals ”The Music Man,” ”The Unsinkable Molly Brown” and ”Here’s Love,” died last night at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica, Calif. He was 82 years old.

What band played in the Music Man?

the LTHS marching band
This was when the LTHS marching band was named the official band of the movie “Meridith Wilson ‘s The Music Man” which was debuting in theaters on that day starring Robert Preston and Shirley Jones….LTHS Music Man Marching Band 50th Anniversary.

Music Man Band
Herbert Tatroe Ernie Caneva

How many cornets are in a 76 trombone?

110 cornets
76 trombones, 110 cornets, thousands of reeds—and 1 bass.

Where is Meredith Wilson buried?

Meredith Willson

Birth 18 May 1902 Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, USA
Death 15 Jun 1984 (aged 82) Santa Monica, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Elmwood Saint Joseph Cemetery Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa, USA Show Map